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Expert Available to Discuss New Study About the Future of Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment

If you’re seeking an expert to discuss a new study (in Nature) about the future of personalized breast cancer treatment, Dr. Amanda (Mandy) Paulovich, Oncologist and Geneticist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and one of the study’s authors, is available.

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Sunscreen: A Little Dab Won’t Do You

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With temperatures expected to climb on the first unofficial weekend of the summer, a Rowan Medicine physician says it’s time to remember that it only takes a couple minutes to protect yourself from a disfiguring and deadly disease.

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DIY Punk Is Red, White and Blue

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The year was 1991 and the city was Los Angeles, and Daniel Makagon was broadcasting from KXLU, the student radio station at Loyola Marymount University. Sitting with him in the studio waiting for an interview were Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl and Kurt Cobain. They were still a burgeoning band in the music scene, and they had brought a cassette with them to promote an upcoming album. Makagon played the tape, and in that pivotal moment became the first person to ever play Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on the radio.

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Brilliant Blunders of Science Featured in Upcoming Webcast

In a live webcast June 1, astrophysicist Mario Livio will explore how some of history’s greatest minds – including Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling, and Albert Einstein – committed big blunders on the path to profound breakthroughs.

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Sun Safety Tips for Babies

As the summer season kicks off, UCLA Health pediatrician Dr. Jay Joo offers advice on sun safety for babies.

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Prominent Cancer Expert Reveals Five Easy Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

In a new video posted today, Cedars-Sinai melanoma expert Omid Hamid, MD, offers five easy actions you can take to protect you and your family from skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the U.S. The video is available for streaming and downloading here.

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A Final Statement on Nuclear Weapons and a Frightening Future for Foreign Affairs

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An Iowa State University political scientist says President Obama’s trip to Hiroshima is significant for the point it makes about the proliferation of nuclear weapons. Richard Mansbach also explains why this presidential election has him frightened about future U.S. foreign affairs.

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Transgender-Related Issues

Earlier this year, North Carolina brought the transgender community into the spotlight by passing legislation requiring people to use public bathrooms that correspond with the gender on their birth certificates. The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss this and other transgender-related issues.

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Mercury Contamination Expert Available: Wake Forest University

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Luis Fernandez, the principle investigator of the mercury studies that spurred the Peruvian Government to action, is available for comment

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Reconnecting Stream Habitat

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Jumping up a 2-foot waterfall is an impossible task for small fish like minnows and shiners. Such an obstacle can inhibit their ability to feed and spawn upstream. But state and federal wildlife agencies may soon be able to install fish ladders on the downside side of culverts to prevent this from happening.

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UCLA Health Experts Advisory for June

UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics as we head into summer.

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Kiddie Pools Pose Drowning Hazards. Here’s How to Keep Kids Safe

Big backyard swimming pools aren’t the only source of drownings. Those seemingly safe small, inflatable “kiddie” pools can be just as dangerous.

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Creighton Pharmacy Professor Publishes on Potential for Drug to Stave Off HIV

Chris Destache, Pharm.D., earned a National Institutes for Health grant last year to look into using HIV drug nanoparticles fabricated with a FDA-approved biocompatible polymer and how those drug-ladened nanoparticles can be used to help prevent HIV.

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IU Expert Encourages Everyone to Revisit Safe Water Practices Before Heading Into Summer

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With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to revisit safe water practices, said Bill Ramos, assistant professor of recreation, park and tourism studies and director of the aquatic institute at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington.

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Women’s Group Urges Illinois Lawmakers Not to Cut Breast Cancer Screening Program

On May 12th, the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force traveled to Springfield, Illinois to lobby lawmakers to fully fund the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, which provides free screenings for uninsured women.

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Counterterrorism/Aviation Expert Available at Western Illinois University

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Western Illinois University professor has conducted extensive terrorism and aviation-related research and has also published numerous scholarly articles on terrorism topics.

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Language Myth Buster

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Women talk more than men, texting makes you dumb, sign language is pantomime. These are just a few of the myths Abby Kaplan, professor of linguistics at the University of Utah, debunks in her recently published book, “Women Talk More Than Men…And Other Myths about Language Explained.”

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In the Face Of Continuing Legal Challenges and the Impending November Elections, What Does The Future Hold For Obamacare?

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes, author of the new book, 150 Years of ObamaCare (May 15, 2016, from Johns Hopkins University Press), is available to offer an authoritative, behind-the-scenes account of the passing of ObamaCare–the greatest and most sweeping equalizer in the history of American health care.

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Nature vs. Nurture? Both Are Important, Anthropologist Argues

Some anthropologists try to understand how societies and histories construct our identities, and others ask about how genes and the environment do the same thing. Which is the better approach? Both are needed, argues Agustin Fuentes, University of Notre Dame biological anthropologist.

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University of Utah Law and Philosophy Professor Leslie Francis Makes a Mark in the Field of Applied Ethics

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University of Utah law and philosophy professor Leslie Francis makes a mark in the field of applied ethics